Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has five main transfer targets in mind for improving his side’s defence this summer, with Southampton’s Nathaniel Clyne not among them.
Power ranking Manchester United’s seven main centre-back transfer targets, with Hummels only 3rd
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Liverpool are now believed to be chasing the Saints right-back, leaving United to ponder two other options in that position, while three centre-backs are also being considered.
Read on to find out United’s five-man defensive shortlist for this summer’s transfer window…
1) Nicolas Otamendi (Valencia)
One of United’s top targets at centre-back is Valencia star Nicolas Otamendi, who has been outstanding in La Liga this season, looking like potentially one of the best defenders in Europe.